System design evaluation
Fabrycky, Wolter J. Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia.
- Evaluation within systems engineering
- Evaluation factors
- System selection decision
- Additional Readings
A comprehensive and life-cycle assessment of the effectiveness and cost of competing system designs, in order to choose the best candidate. System design evaluation is essential within the systems engineering process. It should be embedded appropriately within the process and then pursued continuously as system design and development progress. This article focuses on (1) the placement of design evaluation within the systems engineering process, (2) the evaluation factors that underpin system design evaluation, and (3) the system selection decision.
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